The War for Accounting Talent

February 14, 2023

To combat the shortage of accountants, we need to make accounting a more appealing career choice. Key to doing that, says Dan Hood, editor-in-chief of Accounting Today, is for those already in the profession to focus on the positive by telling fewer war stories and more success stories. Listen to Dan’s insights about hiring challenges, the use of automation, trends in outsourcing and offshoring, and more. 



Daniel  Hood

Daniel Hood

Daniel Hood has been editor-in-chief of Accounting Today since 2011; he joined Accounting Today as managing editor in 1998. A graduate of Georgetown University, he has also served as a business editor for the New York Daily News, and as a production editor for The Wall Street Journal Europe. He is the author of five novels and a guidebook to New York City.
Don  Meyer

Don Meyer

Don Meyer, CAE, is the chief marketing officer of the New Jersey Society of CPAs, where he is responsible for setting the vision, strategy and direction for the organization’s marketing, communications and membership campaigns and for driving the success of a deep and broad swath of organizational initiatives. He can be reached at

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